Congratulations to Honors Graduate Karissa Yamaguchi!
College Station, TX – Karissa Yamaguchi of Phoenix, AZ, has been selected as the 2019 Texas A&M nominee for the national Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship competition. Each year, Phi Kappa Phi – the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines – awards fifty Fellowships of $8,500 each and two at $35,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Our chapter has a strong history in this competition; Texas A&M applicants have been awarded fellowships in 7 out of the last 10 years.
Yamaguchi received a $500 scholarship as the nominee from the local chapter. The national fellowship recipients will be announced in mid-June.
Karissa was highly involved throughout her time at Texas A&M with activities such as undergraduate research, mentoring, and volunteering work. Karissa’s interest in intricate natural biochemical processes…
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